Jane Austen did! Gee, I hope that doesn't mean I can't write in my pajamas!
From Wikipedia: Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature.
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid. - Jane Austen